Emerging Technologies Interest Group (ETIG)
                        Workshop Grants

The Emerging Technologies Interest Group (ETIG), an interest group of
the Canadian Library Association is pleased to announce it will be
offering two grants of $1000 each during 2002. The objectives of these
grants are to promote continuing education in the areas of technology in
libraries across the country, and to provide funding support for
workshops at the local, provincial and regional level for all areas of
librarianship dealing with technology.

Decisions will be made by the ETIG Convenors after each
deadline date.

Workshops between January 1 and May 31  Deadline Date: February 15, 2002
Workshops between June 1 and Dec.31     Deadline Date: June 1, 2002

To apply for a grant, please send an email to one of the ETIG's
Co-Convenors listed below. Applications should state topic and date of
workshop, relevancy to technology in libraries, sponsoring bodies,
estimated cost, the number of expected delegates and a contact person.
Applications must also agree in writing to adhere to the grant Terms of

Terms of Reference:

Applications should state:
a. Topic and date of workshop
b. relevancy to library technology
c. sponsoring associations/institutions
d. estimated cost and what the grant will be used for
e. contact person
f. number of expected participants

2. Participation is not limited to ETIG members, but ETIG members must be
allowed to attend at a discount (50% of the registration fee or higher).

3. For an institution to qualify for a ETIG grant, registration must be
open to attendees outside the institution.

4. The ETIG is to be listed as the sponsor or co-sponsor on the program
and/or advertising.

5. Grants are to be used for workshops and not for periodic events like
annual conferences or meetings.

6. Grant recipients agree to provide the ETIG with a workshop summary to
be distributed to the ETIG membership.

Send inquiries or applications to:

Susan Cleyle
ETIG Co-Convenor
Acting Head, Systems Office
QEII Library, Memorial University of Newfoundland
ST.JOHN'S, Newfoundland, CANADA
A1B 3Y1
Voice: (709) 737-8208   Fax: (709) 737-4034
email: [log in to unmask]


Mark Jordan
ETIG Co-Convenor
Librarian / Analyst, Systems Division
W.A.C. Bennett Library, Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, British Columbia, V5A 1S6, Canada
Voice: (604) 291 5753  Fax: (604) 291 3023
email: [log in to unmask]